The Person Behind the Syndrome / Edition 1

The Person Behind the Syndrome / Edition 1

by H.-R. Wiedemann, Greta Beighton
     
 

ISBN-10: 354076044X

ISBN-13: 9783540760443

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Springer London

This book comes a decade after the publication of "The Man behind the Syndrome" and continues the presentation of people who have given their names to disorders or syndromes which are thought to have a significant genetic or chromosomal component. Each entry contains a brief review of the evolution of the nomenclature, together with key historical references. The

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This book comes a decade after the publication of "The Man behind the Syndrome" and continues the presentation of people who have given their names to disorders or syndromes which are thought to have a significant genetic or chromosomal component. Each entry contains a brief review of the evolution of the nomenclature, together with key historical references. The first section contains portraits, biographical data, accounts of the evolution of the nomenclature and relevant references for 100 eponymous persons who are deceased or retired. The second section contains brief biographical sketches of further physicians, the majority of whom are still active in their careers. Anyone interested in clinical, medical and human genetics and the history of medicine and its personalities will derive information and enjoyment from The Person behind the Syndrome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540760443
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
1st Edition.
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.03(d)

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